SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
Manufacturing: Kinkisharyo kills rail car plant after dispute.
Manufacturing: A labor dispute derails Kinkisharyo’s plan to make Metro rail cars in Palmdale.
Development: Council likes Whole Foods mixed-use.
Development: With approval from Burbank, plans move forward for the 241-unit Talaria apartment project.
advertising: Santa Clarita being asked to approve sign take-down.
Advertising: Santa Clarita voters will decide the future of local billboards – with businesses on both sides of the issue.
Upscale food supplier opens doors to public at San Fernando plant.
Wholesale: A restaurant supplier tries to enter the retail ravioli market.
Personal assistants business a hit with not the usual suspects.
Personal Services: Run Around Betties wants to provide assistants to average folk.
Wi-Fi weather reports control irrigation, dribbling out drops.
Innovation: The City of Calabasas installs a new smart irrigation system to cut water costs.
The Number: It’s not easy forecasting growth in the Valley, even for economist Bill Roberts.
Retail: As Halloween becomes adult fun, costume stores are profiting year-round.
Retail: Halloween stores expand by becoming a year-round shopping destination for the costume crowd.
Finance: New York Life expanding into larger Warner Center offices.
The San Fernando Valley office of New York Life Insurance Co. is making a big bet on growth.
Giving: Workers assemble toiletry kits, send letters to soldiers in field.
Manufacturing: Crissair Inc. takes 70,000 square feet to make room for growth.
This month Crissair Inc. completed the relocation of its operations to Valencia after having run out of room at a long-time facility in Palmdale.
Small-time storage operators are finding challenges in a mature market in which big public REITs have access to cheap capital.
Industry: From multinational REITs to single-location entrepreneurs, the self-storage sector is going full blast.
Investment: Preferred shares fuel Glendale REIT’s aggressive growth strategy.
Focus: Public Storage is the biggest player in the industry, but plans to get even bigger.
Barry Hoeven has spent decades in the storage industry and has seen some pretty strange things in his day.
Q&A: Cancer, cops and real estate development – it’s all in the self-storage career of Barry Hoeven.
Reports: Major office and industrial deals in San Fernando Valley-area submarkets.
Reports: Major office and industrial deals in Valley-area submarkets - Burbank and Glendale.
Reports: Major office and industrial deals in Valley-area submarkets - Conejo Valley.
Reports: Major office and industrial deals in Valley-area submarkets - Santa Clarita Valley.
Reports: Major office and industrial deals in Valley-area submarkets - Antelope Valley.
News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley
Universal Studios is opening a theme park in suburban Beijing in 2019.
Market Watch Summary
Stocks slumped during the two-week period ended Oct. 15 as the Ebola outbreak, mixed economic data and lower oil prices battered the market.
Editor: A case study on Kinkisharyo.
Proposition 1 provides key funding for cleaning the Valley’s polluted groundwater at a time of drought.
Op-Ed: Saving the Valley’s groundwater.
Op-Ed: in praise of collecting.